Master of Applied Science (Microbiology) atUniversity of Tasmania , HobartCollege of Sciences and Engineering


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This course provides students with the opportunity to acquire advanced current knowledge in Microbiology. In addition, students will develop a capacity for independent research and problem-solving that can lead to workplace research and/or a degree by higher research (Masters or Ph.D.)
  • This program has either a 1.5 - or 2-year structure, depending on your background (see academic requirements)
  • At the completion of the course students will have:
  • Developed analytical laboratory skills appropriate to various disciplines of microbiology research
  • Developed advanced skills in accessing, critically evaluating, and communicating the outputs of current, peer-reviewed, microbiology literature
  • Developed skills and tools required to structure a funding application
  • Received research training in experimental design, critical thinking, and research methods that facilitate the pursuit of a potential career in microbiological research
  • Demonstrated the ability to produce an originally written research thesis


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #303

      - QS 2022

    • #301-350

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #303

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 17,30,724
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,85,609
InsuranceINR 29,582
TransportationINR 65,426
Books and suppliesINR 44,736
Student Service & Amenities FeesINR 17,223
Personal ExpensesINR 3,05,323
Phone and InternetINR 1,09,044
Accommodation application feeINR 8,388
TotalINR 10,65,331

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.92


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in a science-related area, and some background (e.g. minor sequence) in Microbiology completed to a standard of achievement that is deemed acceptable by the College


Marks - 72/120

  • No skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22


Marks - 50/90

  • With no score lower than 50


Marks - 6/9

  • With a minimum of 6.0 on all bands

Other eligibility criteria
All applicants must demonstrate their qualification was conferred no longer than 10 years previously Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, online study may replace some or all of the on-campus classes. the university will be sure to keep students informed of any changes
Conditional Offer


A condition is placed on the offer for study if applicant needs to meet one or more requirements before he/she is permitted to enrol These conditions will be listed on your offer letter and, until they are met, you won't be able to enrol in units under your course of study. Example: Needing to satisfy a subject prerequisite (say, Year 12 Chemistry unit or equivalent) before starting your study. When you have met the conditions, contact us to demonstrate this: Email documentation through to or meet face-to-face with UConnect.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Students need to provide a written statement of purpose outlining the reasons for their chosen specialization
  • Please note that the statement must be no more than 500 words in length and be written in their own words

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Australia.

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